Armed robber hits Lexington bank

A man in his early 20s held up a Lexington bank this morning just before noon.

The armed robbery took place at the South Carolina Bank and Trust, 5109 Sunset Blvd. at 11:48 a.m., police said.

Police are looking for a white man about 5 feet, 10-inches tall and 170 lbs. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark shirt with a gray zip-up hooded sweatshirt and a Boston Red Sox baseball hat.

He fled the scene in a light-colored, four-door vehicle.

Police have not released information on what type of weapon the bank robber used or how much money he got.